East Naples United Methodist Church
Wednesday, May 22, 2013
The Mission of the United Methodist Church is to make disciples of Jesus Christ for the transformation of the world.
EAST NAPLES UNITED METHODIST MISSIONS
The vision of our committee is to represent the congregation here, the worldwide body of Christ, and Jesus himself in the selection of missions that are in harmony with the works which he commanded that we do; to “evangelize the world’! Our goal is to raise the level of understanding about the missions that we support, to provide opportunities to visit local mission projects and to increase congregational involvement in missions.
MISSION OF THE MONTH
Missionary Support Both Locally and Globally
PROJECT H.I.M. (Helpers In Mission)
GOOD SAMARITAN FUND
On a local and very personal level, individuals come to the church seeking help and support when times and situations bring about hardships in their lives. Jobs are lost, illness occurs, children have needs – so they ask for help from God’s people. This fund allows our pastors to deal directly with these folks with monies given for that very purpose. To bring real and quick relief to genuine needs results in all being blessed and God being glorified.
ECHO's Mission is to equip people with resources and skills to reduce hunger and improve the lives of the poor. Contact information: www.echonet.org
GLORISO DIA FOUNDATION IN COSTA RICA
Helping the growth of the youth of Costa Rica. Shelters that work together to restore the lives of at risk youth. Contact information: www.gloriosodia.webs.com
STORM RACING MINISTRY
Contact information: Dick & Kay Stone 239-417-2046 firstname.lastname@example.org
GRACE PLACE FOR CHILDREN AND FAMILIES
Grace Place is a faith based, non-profit, neighborhood education center teaching literacy, language, and life skills to at-risk children & working poor families in Golden Gate city.
The main program areas are:
Bright Beginnings – We teach the mothers of young children (birth to five) skills they need to help their young children grow and thrive.
School-Age Programs – After-school tutoring, mentoring, summer day camp, and youth development programs help the students succeed in school & life.
Family Literacy – Literacy programs enable parents to achieve better employment, provide for family needs, participate in their children’s schools, and become contributing members of the community.
Food Ministry – Every Friday Grace Place provides a simple bag of groceries, bakery products, and fresh produce to families having trouble making ends meet.
Contact Information: 239-455-2707 www.graceplacenaples.org
ST. MATTHEW'S HOUSE
For a growing segment of the population, living affordably is a daily struggle. Rising prices, a sinking economy and unforeseen medical bills or life controlling issues can lead to financial burdens and eventually, homelessness. It's a problem that affects EVERYONE.
For over 20 years, St. Matthew's House has been the ONLY place in Naples to offer food, a home, spiritual support and a structured environment with life-changing programs to assist neighbors in need and bring them help, hope and a path to a new life.
OPERATION CHRISTMAS CHILD SHOEBOXES
To demonstrate God’s love in a tangible way to needy children around the world, and together with the local church worldwide, to share the Good News of Jesus Christ. Just fill a shoebox with gifts for a child. Last year 8 million children across the world received shoeboxes. Children in over 130 countries have received shoeboxes since 1993.
Contact information: http://www.samaritanspurse.org/index.php/occ
FLORIDA UNITED METHODIST CHILDREN'S HOME
Florida United Methodist Children’s Home
51 Children’s Way
Enterprise, FL 32725
UMCOR www. new.gbgm-umc.org/umcor
Eric & Allison Foster with THE JESUS FILM PROJECT
Since 1979, the JESUS film has been translated into over 1100 languages. Through an astonishing 6 billion viewings, over 250 millionpeople have indicated decisions to accept Jesus as Lord and Savior.
Many areas of the world need additional video-based evangelism and follow-up materials, enabling them to share the Gospel and teach new believers how to walk with Jesus every day.
Contact information: www.ericandallison.org 407-739-1382